Photograph courtesy of Mary Whitmore
Born: 1895, Ipswich.
Died: 16th September 1916; age 21; KiA.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 24117;
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 9th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Pier & Face 1C & 2A.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George & Alice Batley, of 26, Alston Road, Ipswich.
1901 12, Fore Street, Ipswich.
Charles was 6 years old and living with his parents & sister.
George Batley, 37, a Sugar Boiler, born Norwich, Norfolk.
Alice Batley (nee Adams), 33, a Baker & Confectioner Shopkeeper – own account, born Ipswich.
Lily Alice Batley, 8, born Ipswich.
1911 30, Fore Street, Ipswich.
Charles was 16 years old, an Errand Boy. He was living with his parents & siblings.
George, 47, a Sugar Boiler – Sweet Manufacter.
Lily, 17, a Shop Assistant.
Gladys Alexandra Batley, 9, born Ipswich.
Stanley Alan Batley, 3, born Ipswich.
Charles is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Clement’s Congregational Church, Ipswich. The Orwell Works Memorial,
THE SUFFOLK REGIMENT 9th (Service) Battalion: